The table below looks at the statistics for VMware ESX skills in IT jobs advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VMware ESX over the 3 months to 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware ESX Server
Rank 79 76 -
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESX 10 13 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 1.28% 1.39% -
As % of the System Software category 8.47% 8.18% -
Number of salaries quoted 10 13 0
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% -
UK excluding London average salary £43,500 £42,125 £44,500
% change year-on-year
+3.26% -5.33%
VMware ESX
Hampshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in permanent jobs advertised in the Southampton region.

System Software Category
Southampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
118 159 122
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 15.15% 16.99% 13.35%
Number of salaries quoted 115 147 101
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +28.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £27,000 £22,450
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £45,000 £52,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,421 £37,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+5.12% -2.59%

VMware ESX
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing VMware ESX across the Southampton region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

VMware ESX Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

VMware ESX
Salary Trend in Southampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VMware ESX across the Southampton region.

VMware ESX Salary Trend in Southampton

VMware ESX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT jobs across the Southampton region citing VMware ESX also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited VMware ESX.

1 10 (100.00%) VMware
1 10 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 10 (100.00%) vSphere
2 9 (90.00%) EMC
2 9 (90.00%) SAN
2 9 (90.00%) VMware ESXi
2 9 (90.00%) EMC VNX
2 9 (90.00%) EMC VNXe
2 9 (90.00%) EMC VMAX
3 8 (80.00%) VCP5
3 8 (80.00%) Data Centre
3 8 (80.00%) NAS
3 8 (80.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (20.00%) Windows
4 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (20.00%) Linux
4 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
5 1 (10.00%) Mentoring
5 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (10.00%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (10.00%) Windows Server
5 1 (10.00%) Python
5 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
5 1 (10.00%) MS Exchange
5 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
5 1 (10.00%) Perl
5 1 (10.00%) Oracle
5 1 (10.00%) ITIL
5 1 (10.00%) Unix
5 1 (10.00%) Sun

VMware ESX
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT jobs across the Southampton region citing VMware ESX also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited VMware ESX. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (10.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 9 (90.00%) SAN
2 8 (80.00%) NAS
3 1 (10.00%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
Job Titles
1 8 (80.00%) Infrastructure Operations Specialist
1 8 (80.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
2 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Linux Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Server Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Storage Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 9 (90.00%) EMC VMAX
1 9 (90.00%) EMC VNX
1 9 (90.00%) EMC VNXe
2 8 (80.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (10.00%) CLARiiON
3 1 (10.00%) EMC Centera
3 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Linux
1 2 (20.00%) Windows
2 1 (10.00%) Solaris
2 1 (10.00%) Unix
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (10.00%) ITIL
1 1 (10.00%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) Bash Shell
1 1 (10.00%) Perl
1 1 (10.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (10.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 8 (80.00%) VCP5
1 8 (80.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) QA
System Software
1 10 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 10 (100.00%) vSphere
2 9 (90.00%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
4 1 (10.00%) XenApp
4 1 (10.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) EMC NetWorker
1 1 (10.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) VMware
2 9 (90.00%) EMC
3 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (10.00%) Citrix
4 1 (10.00%) Oracle
4 1 (10.00%) Sun